On Earth Day, 2013, Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala, the 2012 Green Party nominees for president and vice-president launched the Green Shadow Cabinet , a civic project not sponsored by or affiliated with any political party. “Our ultimate vision is more than a cabinet. In the long run, we seek to spur and support participatory democracy.”
Their pick for Secretary of Defense is Leah Bolger. You can read her acceptance speech here.
If you missed Leah’s speech at the 30th Annual Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Memorial Lecture for World Peace on April 30 at the LaSells Stewart Center you can listen to it here.
Thank you, Leah, for giving us such inspiration!